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Artificial cooling tricky topic for climate panel

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: AP - It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space.
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Tropical islands poised to benefit from ocean power

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: SciDev.net - Island nations in the developing world are especially well placed to benefit from technology that exploits a new potential source of energy from sea water: ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), experts have said.
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Green tech revolution needed to avoid climate change dangers, says Nicholas Stern

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Lord Nicholas Stern, author of a landmark 2006 study on climate change, says his conclusion that global output could dive 5-20 per cent without action to curb greenhouse gases was an underestimate.
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Experts Says Vietnamese Children Should Play More Active Role In Climate Change

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 07:44
Source: Bernama - Experts said it is vital for children to actively participate and contribute to decisions and plans concerning climate change, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
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EU moves to rein in state support for renewable energy

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:04
Source: Business Recorder - The European Union announced Wednesday sweeping new guidelines to curtail state support for renewable energy production, while still allowing governments to shield energy-intensive industries from high power bills.
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A Green Revolution, This Time for Africa (opinion)

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:04
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Slash Greenhouse Gases to Meet Climate Goals, U.N. Draft Says

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:04
Source: Wall Street Journal - A key United Nations report is expected to suggest that governments will have to drastically reduce greenhouse-gas emissions to meet international goals to reduce the impact of global warming.
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Latvia backs Poland’s idea to set up EU energy union

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:04
Source: ITAR-TASS - Latvia has spoken in favour of Poland’s idea to create a European energy union, Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma told a joint news conference with Polish head of government Donald Tusk on Wednesday.
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US, UK, Germany canvass private sector on boosting climate finance

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:04
Source: RTCC - World Bank and Merrill Lynch among those working on ‘Climate Finance Lab’ to speed up $100bn fundraising goal
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Procter & Gamble commits to protect world's rain forests

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:49
Source: CBS News - You probably don't think much, if at all, about palm oil -- but the versatile vegetable oil can be found in more than half of all packaged products used by American consumers -- including lipsticks, soaps, shampoos and even ice cream.
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The world's first net-zero energy skyscraper rises in Indonesia

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:49
Source: GreenBiz - The world's first net-zero energy skyscraper soon will grace the center of Jakarta, Indonesia — the Pertamina Energy Tower.
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Sweden scales up CO2 credit buying to fund cleaner cooking in Africa

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:49
Source: Reuters - Sweden has agreed to buy at least 4 million U.N.-backed carbon credits at above market rates from projects that will distribute more than half a million household cookers across African nations, the government said on Wednesday.
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Wind Power Projects to Rise to Record in 2014, Lobby Says

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:49
Source: Bloomberg - Wind-power installations will climb to a record this year, driven by resurgent U.S. demand and growth in developing nations from Brazil to China, the Global Wind Energy Council predicted.
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Industry wins concessions on EU energy subsidies

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:49
Source: Financial Times - Heavy industry won significant concessions at the expense of consumers on Wednesday in new EU guidelines on state energy subsidies that green groups fear will undermine the growth of renewables.
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Royal fixe ses quatre "grands chantiers" à l'Ecologie et l'Energie

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 07:49
Source: AFP - La nouvelle ministre de l'Ecologie et de l'Energie, Ségolène Royal, a fixé mercredi ses quatre "grands chantiers", réaffirmant que le dossier de la "transition énergétique" était "une des priorités" du gouvernement Valls.
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'Create people-centred Asean'

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: New Straits Times - The creation of a 'People-Centred Asean' will be the central element and overarching theme of Malaysia’s chairmanship of Asean next year.
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How taking the 'perma' out of permafrost could accelerate global warming

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Christian Science Monitor - In the Arctic, where, thanks to global warming, permafrost is failing to live up to its name, more organic material is becoming available, and this could spell even more global warming.
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'Yolanda' could be a norm for the Philippines in near future, Salceda warns

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Philippine News Agency - The onset of the rainy season and the typhoons that come with it have understandably elicited apprehension among many Filipinos who fear another supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) may visit them.
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Scientists seek climate-friendly cow of the future

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 07:44
Source: Financial Times - A White House climate initiative has boosted a quixotic search for the “cow of the future”, a next-generation creature whose greenhouse gas emissions would be cut by anti-methane pills, burp scanners and gas backpacks.
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